Introduce Your Land with New Surveying Techniques by Using Residential Property Survey

Building or buying a home is a huge decision that will require you to examine a lot of factors, such as your budget and the quality of the land. A residential property survey will be handy for the latter, as it will tell you where your boundaries lie and where you can build your fence and the main structures on your property. It ensures that you will not encroach on your neighbor’s property, too, so you do not have to worry about costly removals, demolitions, and lawsuits down the line.


Only qualified land surveyors can do a residential property survey, which is also known as the ‘boundary survey’. However, it is not just about making measurements and finding your property’s boundaries. Residential surveys are complicated, as they involve thorough analysis and research on your land. Surveyors will then determine the boundaries and plot of the property. Likewise, they will look up any past surveys done on your property to see if the results can influence current land conclusions.


The residential property survey can be conducted swiftly and accurately using traditional and advanced surveying methods. Seasoned surveyors would use 3D land surveying, a high-definition method that can take highly detailed, photo-realistic panoramic images of your property. It can be used at any point in your project’s development, such as the planning, initiating, upgrading, and conclusion, and it may be helpful to your builders and architects when determining the best way to build and design your home.


It is smart to hire highly experienced residential property surveyors before you buy or develop any parcel of land to make sure that there are no problems with it. Residential property surveys may be used in case of dubious properties, too. Regardless of your reason for having this survey done, make sure that you hire only reputable and established surveyors who have a good track record of conducting it.


Consider surveyors who are dedicated to using the latest technologies and methods to understand past survey data, take accurate measurements, and determine other issues that may affect your land. Professionals can advise you in the event of any obvious differences between previous and current surveys and records, so you can make an informed decision about your property.



About the Author:

Armando Dupont, a professional land surveyor, started his career in surveying in 1977 and has extensive experience in managing personnel and projects. His experience includes: topographic mapping, boundary surveys and analysis, construction and control surveying, preparation of tract and parcel maps, earth work calculation and quantities, targeting and control for photogrammetric, and land title surveys in accordance with the American Land Title Association and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. Mr. DuPont founded Calvada Surveying, Inc. in 1989 and is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of California.

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